H.Res. 1385 (95th): A resolution providing for the consideration of the bill H.R. 12577 to amend the Federal Railroad Safety Act of 1970 to authorize additional appropriations, and for other purposes.


Sep 28, 1978
95th Congress, 1977–1978


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Oct 6, 1978

This simple resolution was agreed to on October 6, 1978. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


John Moakley

Representative for Massachusetts's 9th congressional district


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Sep 28, 1978

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Oct 6, 1978
Agreed To

The resolution was passed in a vote in the House. A simple resolution is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law.

A simple resolution is used for matters that affect just one chamber of Congress, often to change the rules of the chamber to set the manner of debate for a related bill. It must be agreed to in the chamber in which it was introduced. It is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law.


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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

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Passed House
Last Action: Oct 13, 1978

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